PM-Scrum Master Senior

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65.99 - $68.75 per hour
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PM-Scrum Master Senior

job summary:
Our Major Financial Client is seeking a Senior Scrum Master who will be responsible for working directly with a team across the company implementing the Client's Agile Methodology.

This position requires an experienced ScrumMaster with a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile Methods, including Scrum and preferably IBM's Disciplined Agile Delivery. This individual will be responsible for facilitating the Client's Agile Methodology, practices and ceremonies.

location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $65.99 - 68.75 per hour
work hours: 8am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
When engaging with an Agile Project, the Scrum Master has three overall goals in addition to removing team impediments and facilitating Agile practices:

- Facilitate the creation of a self-organized, self-managed team that can identify and deliver the work that can be completed in a time-boxed Iteration

- Training, or support the Agile Coaches training, of the team on the Client's Agile methodology, processes and controls

- Ensure the project team adheres to the Client's Agile Project controls

- Minimum of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Agile Certified Scrum Master (PMI-ACP) required

- Five or more years of direct experience in one or more aspects of Information Technology (Software design/ development, IT Architecture or other related IT areas)

- Two or more years of explicit experience as an Agile Scrum Master of an Agile delivery team, preferably in a variety of situations including large organizations

skills: - Effective facilitation skills

- Effective coaching and mentoring skills

- Ability to thrive in a highly ambiguous, fast paced environment where priorities shift rapidly

- Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify win-win solutions

- Effective influence, collaboration and negotiation skills

- Hands-on VersionOne tool experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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